Cripple Threat

E30 - The Bone Collector (1999)

The Bone Erector

Today we watched Denzel Washington play a bedridden wheelie detective in the murder thriller The Bone Collector. Despite a few cringe cripple jokes and questionable parallels to Hannibal Lector, the film contains an element of rare disabled power fantasy that is worth examining. We also discuss the merits of pureed burgers, abstaining from care for sake of politeness, the wrecklessness of walking backwards, and knuckle rubbing.

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E29 - Edward Scissorhands (1990)


E28 - Five Feet Apart (2019)

I'm excited to be able to do this for you

E27 - My Blind Brother (2016)

What street are we on?

E26 - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

MTV Crips

E25 - Desert In (2021) (with Anthony Lopez)

E24 - Wonder (2017)

D is for Disabled

E23 - The Favourite (2018)

Duck Duck Gout

E22 - The Ringer (2005)

Four step reps